Alexandra Tejblum Evans

Field & Specialties

U.S. Foreign Relations & Strategy, U.S.-Middle East Policy, the Reagan Administration, and Cold War History


University of Virginia, M.A. (2015)

Vassar College, B.A. (2013) 




Current Research

Dissertation in progress: "Reagan's Middle East: Lebanon and the Evolution of U.S. Strategy, 1981-1985"

Awards & Honors

Buckner W. Clay Fellowship, Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures (2016-2017)

Albert Gallatin Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Virginia (2016-2017)

Silas Palmer Research Fellowship, Hoover Institution Library & Archives (2016)

Samuel Flagg Bemis Dissertation Research Grant, Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations (2016)

AHSS Summer Research Fellowship, University of Virginia (2016)

Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation Fellow (2013-2014, 2014-2015)

Virginia Swinburne Brownell Prize for Excellent Work in History, Vassar College (2013)

Courses Taught

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Spring 2016: HIST 3452 World War II    

Fall 2015: HIME 2012 Palestine 1948         

Spring 2015: HIUS 3456 History of U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1898

Fall 2014: HIEU 3442 European History from the Victorian Age to the Welfare State, 1890-1960 

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
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Charlottesville, VA 22904


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